Lecturer

Dr Madison Cartwright

Bachelor of Economics and Social Sciences, Honours (First Class). The University of Sydney. Awarded 2012.

Doctor of Philosophy. The University of Sydney. Awarded 2019.

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of Social Sciences

I am a Lecturer in Politics and International Relations. My research interests include the political economy of intellectual property (notably international copyright law), free trade agreements, historical institutionalism and the intersection of international political economy and security studies. I have taught across of variety of topics, including globalisation, international political economy, security studies, terrorism and crime, and American Politics.

I joined UNSW in August 2021. Prior to that I worked as a Lecturer and Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney, where I was awarded my PhD in 2019. In 2019, I also held postdoctoral fellowship at the Graduate School of International Studies and was an adjunct professor in the Political Science Department at the Université Laval, Canada. Prior to academia I work as a Policy Advisor and consumer advocate in the not-for-profit sector.  

My research has been published in leading international journals, including Regulation & Governance, Global Policy, The Pacific Review, Business and Politics, Internet Policy Review, Policy Studies, and the International Journal of Public Administration.

Location
Room 132 Morven Brown Building

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2019
    Mikler J; Cartwright M, 2019, 'Global Corporations as Agents of Institutional Hybridization: Ford and Volkswagen’s Management-Labor Relations in South Africa', in Corporate Actors in Global Governance Business as Usual Or New Deal?
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Cartwright M, 2021, 'Historical institutionalism and technological change: The case of Uber', Business and Politics, vol. 23, pp. 67 - 90, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/bap.2019.23
    Journal articles | 2021
    Cartwright M, 2021, 'Business conflict and international law: The political economy of copyright in the United States', Regulation and Governance, vol. 15, pp. 152 - 167, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/rego.12272
    Journal articles | 2021
    Cartwright M, 2021, 'Agency in Institutional Context: Utilitarian Copyright and Technological Disruption', International Journal of Public Administration, vol. 44, pp. 30 - 38, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01900692.2020.1795670
    Journal articles | 2020
    Morin JF; Cartwright M, 2020, 'The US and EU’s Intellectual Property Initiatives in Asia: Competition, Coordination or Replication?', Global Policy, vol. 11, pp. 557 - 568, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1758-5899.12885
    Journal articles | 2020
    Cartwright M, 2020, 'Internationalising state power through the internet: Google, huawei and geopolitical struggle', Internet Policy Review, vol. 9, pp. 1 - 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.14763/2020.3.1494
    Journal articles | 2019
    Cartwright M, 2019, 'Preferential trade agreements and power asymmetries: the case of technological protection measures in Australia', Pacific Review, vol. 32, pp. 313 - 335, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09512748.2018.1473471
    Journal articles | 2018
    Cartwright M, 2018, 'Who cares about Reddit? Historical institutionalism and the fight against the Stop Online Piracy Act and the PROTECT Intellectual Property Act', Policy Studies, vol. 39, pp. 383 - 401, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01442872.2018.1472757
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Mikler J; Cartwright M, 2019, 'Global Corporations as Agents of Institutional Hybridization: Ford and Volkswagen’s Management-Labor Relations in South Africa', in Corporate Actors in Global Governance Business as Usual Or New Deal?
  • Reports | 2019
    Cartwright M, 2019, Preferential trade agreements and power asymmetries: implications for domestic public policy, https://www.cepci.hei.ulaval.ca/sites/cepci.hei.ulaval.ca/files/ptas_-m._cartwright.pdf
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Cartwright M, 2021, 'Historical institutionalism and technological change: The case of Uber', Business and Politics, vol. 23, pp. 67 - 90, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/bap.2019.23
    Journal articles | 2021
    Cartwright M, 2021, 'Business conflict and international law: The political economy of copyright in the United States', Regulation and Governance, vol. 15, pp. 152 - 167, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/rego.12272
    Journal articles | 2021
    Cartwright M, 2021, 'Agency in Institutional Context: Utilitarian Copyright and Technological Disruption', International Journal of Public Administration, vol. 44, pp. 30 - 38, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01900692.2020.1795670
    Journal articles | 2020
    Cartwright M, 2020, 'Internationalising state power through the internet: Google, huawei and geopolitical struggle', Internet Policy Review, vol. 9, pp. 1 - 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.14763/2020.3.1494
    Journal articles | 2020
    Morin JF; Cartwright M, 2020, 'The US and EU’s Intellectual Property Initiatives in Asia: Competition, Coordination or Replication?', Global Policy, vol. 11, pp. 557 - 568, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1758-5899.12885
    Journal articles | 2019
    Cartwright M, 2019, 'Preferential trade agreements and power asymmetries: the case of technological protection measures in Australia', Pacific Review, vol. 32, pp. 313 - 335, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09512748.2018.1473471
    Journal articles | 2018
    Cartwright M, 2018, 'Who cares about Reddit? Historical institutionalism and the fight against the Stop Online Piracy Act and the PROTECT Intellectual Property Act', Policy Studies, vol. 39, pp. 383 - 401, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01442872.2018.1472757

Awards

The E-International Relations' Article Award. 2018. 

Research Training Program Stipend Scholarship, Australian Government. 2015-2018.

RN Spann Scholarship, the University of Sydney ($1000). 2015.

Helen Nelson Prize for the Best Thesis in IVth Year Honours Government and International Relations. 2012.

Grants

Georges-Henri-Lévesque Fund, Université Laval ($20,000CAD). 2019.

Media

My current research interests examines the intersection of international political economy and security studies - particularly with respect to political power of multinational corporations. I am also working further develop my contributions to historical institutionalism. 

My current projects include: 

  • ‘Copyright and the internet: the political economy of international copyright law’ – book manuscript, being pursued with publishers. 
  • A journal article manuscript examining the construction of a new international economic order following the end of the Bretton Woods system in the 1970s. Currently under review.
  • ‘Private Authority as Public Authority’ (with Guillaume Beaumier) – article examining the use of corporate power as an extension of state power. 
  • ‘Intellectual Property Rights and Justice’ (with Jean-Frédéric Morin) – a book chapter in an edited volume on justice in the global economy. 
  • ‘EU and US initiatives on IP in Asia-Pacific: Competition, Coordination or Duplication?’ (with Jean-Frédéric Morin) - a book chapter in an edited volume on EU economic policy in the Asia Pacific. In press.
  • ‘Universities and advocacy organisations: Research engagement for social change’ (with Anika Gauja, Madeleine Pill, Ariadne Vromen, Amy Conley Wright, Anna Boucher and Noah d’Mello) – a policy report examining the potential for research collaboration between universities and the advocacy sector. To be published by the Sydney Policy Lab. 
     

Reviewer for journals:

  • International Security
  • Review of International Political Economy 
  • Business and Politics 
  • Internet Policy Review
  • Third World Quarterly

2021

  • ARTS3850-Security in Asia: Politics Meets Economics
  • POLS5122-International Political Economy